College Deliberately: California State University-Monterey Bay

California State University-Monterey Bay is a medium-sized, public, four-year University that emphasizes culture, research and character located in a suburb of Seaside, CA. It is known for Business Administration and Management, Computer Science and Psychology.

California State University-Monterey Bay

place 100 Campus Center, Seaside, CA 93955-8001
phone Phone: (831) 582-3000
web Web: http://www.csumb.edu
  • California State University-Monterey Bay is also known as:
    California State University-Monterey Bay, CSUMB


The following information is gathered from a variety of public sources, and is updated annually. The user is advised to visit the accreditor’s site (linked where available) to verify accreditation status before making any decisions.
AgencyType / Program
Campus StatusInitial Accreditation date
California State University – Monterey BayInstitutional Accreditation
WASC Senior College and University CommissionInstitutionalPreaccredited1998
California State University – Monterey BayTeacher Education (TED) – Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Not recognized by the USDE*
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
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Student Centeredness

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California State University-Monterey Bay is in NCAA Division II without football. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Baseball Men’s 50
Softball Women’s 33
Soccer Women’s 32

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